Kids on club teams have an advantage in making the high school team. But many families are being priced out by the high cost of league fees, equipment, and travel that club sports require.
Thousands of migrants entered Austria on Sunday, as the flow of humanity from Syria and other troubled parts of the Middle East and Africa continued into Europe.
Iftah Ya Simsim was one of the earliest foreign-language Sesame Street spinoffs of when it launched in 1979. But the beloved show went dark when its studio was partially destroyed during the Gulf War.
The annual pillow fight among freshmen at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point took a violent turn this year, with 30 injuries caused by cadets stuffing pillows with helmets and other hard objects.
Thieves are hijacking hives and renting the bees and their queens out to farmers to pollinate their crops. With the global collapse of the bee population, the crime is becoming even more lucrative.
An American woman vanished on Spain's Camino de Santiago in April. As reports of other attacks go public, police are posting safety escorts on the path that was featured in the 2011 film The Way.
Now that Ireland has turned its economy around, some politicians point to its success as a model of the policy of economic austerity. But that's not how it feels to many people living there.
Donald Trump struggled through a foreign policy interview wast week, and Hillary Clinton apologized for her private email server. NPR's Linda Wertheimer discusses politics with correspondent Domenico Montanaro.
Ah, the sweet taste of victory. And now there's scientific evidence to back that up. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to researcher Robin Dando at Cornell, who used hockey fans to test his theory.
States are starting to move away from using solitary confinement in prison. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Bernie Warner, who is overseeing moving prisoners out of solitary in Washington.